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Fox 29 Philadelphia anchor takes it too far when she tweets comparing a real-life tragedy to Breaking Bad.
Thought “Breaking Bad” was hot last Sunday? @FOX29philly See who’s breakin’ bad in SW Philly leavin’ 6 people SHOT – Tonite at Ten!
— Joyce Evans (@JoyceEvansFox29) October 7, 2013
Nielsen to Measure Tweets measuring the activity and reach of Twitter conversation about shows.
Tweets about TV are cool, but how big is the audience for those tweets? Nielsen attempts to answer that Q: https://t.co/G0rM15M7p9 #SocialTV
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) October 7, 2013
Linny Boyette, ‘Today’ Superfan Passed Away.
So saddened to hear of Linny’s passing. I always loved seeing him every morning on the plaza. He had a wonderful smile and so sweet.
— Meredith Vieira (@meredithvieira) October 7, 2013
Physicist, Neil DeGrasse Tyson enjoys ‘Gravity,’ makes a few suggestions.
The one where Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) fact-checks all the science in ‘Gravity.’ https://t.co/vGK3VmYJ2e
— NewsyVideos (@NewsyVideos) October 7, 2013
Is this for real? Fox News staffers start using 55″ touchscreens!
Fox News is using massive 55″ touch screens, researched and they’re 1080p. That means the screens are 40 pixels-per-inch(!). Ha!
— John Resig (@jeresig) October 7, 2013
And this one, just because.
“When I was a child, websites were printed out and delivered to each house at dawn by a kid on a bike” Sounds like a Ray Bradbury invention. — Erika Hall (@mulegirl) October 7, 2013
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